Peer Code Review: An Agile Process

The benefits of code review clearly support the tenets of the Agile Manifesto, despite what you may have heard to the contrary. Compelling research shows that code review produces software with fewer defects, which aligns with the emphasis on working software. What could be more interactive than software developers collaborating on code and making real-time improvements?

As you’ll learn from this white paper, by aligning a peer code review approach with your specific goals and agile sprints, code review becomes incredibly agile and delivers many soft benefits that evolve from renewed focus on interaction and collaboration among teams, continuous attention to technical excellence and the ability to respond to change—all while maintaining a very high level of quality.

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See how code review saved one company over $200k.
Code Review Saves Company $200k
You’ll also learn best practice techniques for code review; useful metrics to assess agile reviews; how to overcome resistance; and types of lightweight code review, including:

  • Over-the-shoulder
  • E-mail pass-around
  • Pair programming
  • Tool-assisted review